Guadalupe Fur Seal Photo, Arctocephalus townsendi

Guadalupe fur seal, Islas San Benito. San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito), Baja California, Mexico, Arctocephalus townsendi, natural history stock photograph, photo id 02297
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In addition to Guadalupe fur seals (A. townsendi) I have dived among Northern and Galapagos fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus, A. galapagoensis) and have seen both species adopt this head-down posture as well, and suspect that it may be a natural resting position for fur seals that share their waters with large sharks.

Guadalupe fur seal, Islas San Benito. San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito), Baja California, Mexico

Stock Photo: 02297
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi
Location: San Benito Islands (Islas San Benito), Baja California, Mexico
Lat/Long: 28° 18' 30° N, 115° 32' 26° W (Coordinates: 28.50000°, -115.43667°)
Format: Film 3:2
Other Names: Guadalupe Fur Seal, Lower Californian Fur Seal, Arctocéphale De Guadalupe, Otarie À Fourrure D'amérique, Oso Marino De Guadalupe
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Updated: July 19, 2018   760.707.7153